Date Joined SCB: 1999

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide Leadership for the Group in Tanzania through developing and executing overall country strategy and direction, balancing governance, financial management, customer and franchise management and people development.

Prior Work Experience:

  • Sanjay joined the Bank in Tanzania in 1999 as Manager, Business Finance and Support, where he served until 2001 when he took up the role of Regional Finance Manager Africa on international assignment in the UK. Over the years, Sanjay has held senior roles in multiple markets across the Bank, key among them are Finance Director for Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania and Executive Director, Finance in Ghana including Area CFO for Ghana, Gambia, Sierra Leone and Cote d’ Ivoire. Until his appointment as CEO, Sanjay was the Head FSSC (interim) for India, as well as Head, Finance Operations & Change Management for Africa.
  • Sanjay is credited with driving the Finance transformation agenda and change management initiatives across Africa, which has seen the successful hubbing of Africa Finance operations into the Global model. He has displayed strong leadership qualities and has a demonstrable track record of building effective Teams and relationships.
  • In addition, Sanjay has also held important governance representations key amongst them include current Non-Executive Director for Standard Chartered Bank Uganda, current Deputy Chair (IAIBC), Deputy Chair of Tanzania Bankers Association (TBA), Member of the Professional Accountants in Business Committee of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), Founder member of FSSC forum in Kenya, past Chairman of Ghana Business Coalition against HIV & AIDS (GBCA) and past President of Lincoln Community School (American International School in Ghana).

Hobbies/Interests:

  • Diverse reading, travelling, following sports (particularly football, tennis and cricket) and community services.

Date Joined SCB: 2013

Main Responsibilities:

  • Leading the legal and compliance team in delivering functional support to the business, and provide corporate secretarial, governance and advisory services to the board of directors

Prior Work Experience:

  • Walarick Joined the Bank in Dec 2013 as Head Legal & Compliance and Company Secretary, a role he still holds to date.
  • Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank, Walarick worked with Vodacom Tanzania in different capacities in the Legal, Regulatory, Compliance and Corporate Governance Functions from 2005 to 2013, with his last role being Chief Officer Legal & Regulatory.
  • Between 2000 and 2005 Walarick worked with Anglo Gold Ashanti, a Mining Company, where he left in the position of Senior Legal Counsel.

Hobbies/Interests:

  • Reading and watching sports especially soccer and tennis.

Date Joined SCB: 2014

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the risk management function and the Bank’s comprehensive risk management program across the entire organization.

Prior Work Experience:

  • Orest was appointed Head of Operational Risk at Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania in 2014, joining from Bank M Tanzania Limited where he headed Internal Audit between 2012 and 2014.
  • Prior to working with Bank M Tanzania Limited, Orest held the position of Head of Operational Risk at Barclays Bank Tanzania (BBT) between 2010 and 2012, after spending four years at KPMG as a Senior Internal Auditor, Internal Audit Risk and Compliance Services (IARCS) from 2006 to 2010.
  • Between 2003 and 2006 he moved up the ranks from an Assistant Accountant to Head of Internal Audit within the Finance Department at Unilever Tea Tanzania Limited (UTTL).

Hobbies/Interests:

  • Exchanging ideas, Reading, and Sports.

Date Joined SCB: 2011

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the Bank’s regulatory relationships and ensuring the Bank adheres to the applicable regulatory requirements, internal policies and procedures, and the ethical standards consistent with supporting the Group’s strategic direction and growth aspirations in Tanzania.

Prior Work Experience:

  • Ezekiel rejoined the Bank from National Microfinance Bank PLC (NMB) where he worked as the Head of Compliance between 2014 and 2016. Prior to joining NMB, he worked with SCB as the Head of Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) and Country Money Laundering Compliance Officer (CMLCO).
  • Between 2008 and 2011, he worked with Barclays Bank Tanzania Limited as the Country Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO). Prior to commencing his compliance career in financial services, he worked with Deloitte and Touché where he gained a wealth of accounting and audit experience.
  • He is a member of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) Tanzania since May 2008.

Hobbies/Interests:

  • Soccer, travelling and reading.

Date Joined SCB: July, 2018

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing Internal Audit function at Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania entailing conducting risk assessments, audits planning and scheduling, managing delivery of audit plans and presenting results of the work performed to the Board Audit Committee. The role also entails advising Senior Management and the Board on the state of internal control environment and emerging risk trends.

Prior Work Experience:

  • Pamela previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an Assurance Manager for 3 years of her 8 years while at the firm.
  • Pamela has a wealth of audit experience covering both the public and private sectors. In her time in the audit practice, Pamela has worked across several industries including Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Hospitality.
  • Pamela’s experience includes the provision of statutory audits for several leading financial institutions in Tanzania, the preparation of audit manuals for a large NGO operating in Tanzania, and Contracts Review for a large South African downstream petroleum development company.
  • Pamela is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She’s is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) where she is a Certified Internal Auditor (Tanzania).

Hobbies/Interests:

  • Pamela is an avid reader, occasional writer and loves to take evening walks at the end of her busy days.

Date Joined SCB: September, 2018

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing a coordinated country strategy in collaboration with the businesses for optimal revenue generation.

Prior Work Experience:

  • Mzilasi joined Standard Chartered Bank in September 2018 from Citibank Tanzania, where she was the Country Treasurer and Markets head.
  • Mzilasi holds An MBA (Business-Finance) from the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside-UK

Hobbies/Interests:

  • Reading, Cooking, Meeting new people, Mentoring

Date Joined SCB: 2005

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for country finance, business finance and Property, including the overall financial management of the Bank’s operations, strategic sourcing and property management.

Prior Work Experience:

  • Rayson joined Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania Limited in 2005 as a Clearing Officer. In January 2007, Rayson was promoted to the role of a Business Finance Analyst for Retail Banking, a role he held until October 2010 when he became the Head of Business Finance for Global Banking.
  • In April 2012, Rayson was promoted to the role of Financial Controller. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer at Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania in July, 2018.
  • Rayson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with a concentration in Accounting, from the University of Dar es Salaam and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Hobbies/Interests:

  • Reading, Cycling and Football

Date Joined SCB: January, 2018

Main Responsibilities:

  • He is responsible for developing and executing Retail Banking strategy in the country.

Prior Work Experience:

  • Ajmair joins Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania from the Africa and Middle East Regional office based in UAE where he was the Regional Head of Strategic Transformation in the Retail Banking segment. Prior to that he has held various roles in the Retail Banking segment at Standard Chartered Bank.
  • Ajmair is a Gold Medalist holder of an Executive MBA from SZABIST University in UAE and several certificates.

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2016

Best Consumer Digital Bank in Tanzania

Global Finance

2016

Prestigious ‘Best in Customer Service’ Award

Banker Africa

2015

Prestigious Bank of the year award

Banker Magazine (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011 & 2015)

2014

Best Internet Bank in Tanzania

2013

Best Bank Award

EMEA – Europe, Middle East and Africa

2011

Best Bank in Africa

Euromoney magazine (1998, 1999, 2000, 2005 & 2011)

2009

Best Bank in CSR activities

Association of Tanzania Employers – ATE (2006 & 2009)

2009

Best HIV/AIDS Policy at Workplace

Association of Tanzania Employers – ATE (2006 & 2009)

2009

Best Large Enterprise

Association of Tanzania Employers – ATE

2009

Employer of the Year Award

Association of Tanzania Employers – ATE (2006 & 2009)

2003

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